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Wanting to do some mobile web development?  Try polymer.
Especially with Google putting more and more prominence on web based applications, rather than native apps.
That, and Polymer based "apps" will be, automatically, cross platform.

Q: Is there an Android|iOS|WinMobile|BlackBerry|Whatever version?
A: Yes
More good news for developers today: Google's Polymer library, which makes it easy to add functionality like forms, maps and calendars to Web projects, is now ready for use in production ...
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Slovakia's Nice Architects recently revealed several exciting details about the Ecocapsule that will give you the opportunity to live anywhere in the world. Ecocapsule is a micro-shelter that operates off-grid by using sustainable technology such as solar power, rainwater collection and filtration, and wind power. In addition to this environmentally friendly aspect, the structure allows for worldwide flexibility and portability, since it can be e...
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These guys look interesting for visualising data.
I may need to spend some time digging around in here
https://keen.io/blog/114588771746/introducing-data-explorer
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Oh yeah!
 
Red Dwarf Series XI and XII Announced!
As the entire population of the world obsesses over the birth of a baby in London, 3 million light years away in a substantial space vessel belonging to the Jupiter Mining Corporation, 4 hopeless smegheads prepare for more adventures.
Red Dwarf Series XI and XII
Recording starts late October 2015.
12 new episodes.
Shed loads of Smeg Ups
Original cast (they couldn't get anyone decent to do it)
Original writer (Doug-Chief of Comedy Police-Naylor)
About 18 kilos of rubber, 12 H's, a lot of hair extensions, sequins, Vindaloo and a new smeg hammer.
#deepjoy  
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This is a stunning piece of work, all taken and processed on a mobile phone.
Sure, there's some minor extra photographer magic used (filters taped to the front of the camera and some very clever lighting), but the photos taken are straight from the phone.
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Today's astronomy picture of the day is pretty spectacular.
A different astronomy and space science related image is featured each day, along with a brief explanation.
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The Simpsons ala Rick and Morty.
Good. Yes.
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Some good stuff in here.  Oh yeah.
 
Don't have nightmares D: 
The codename of Ubuntu 15.10 has been revealed as news of a powerful new Ubuntu Phone that turns into a PC when connected to a monitor is revealed.
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Making the Mobile Web go fast.
Next week, we'll be presenting our work on the Chrome Data Compression proxy, codenamed Flywheel, at NSDI 2015. Here's a link to the full paper. Our wonderful intern and Berkeley PhD student Colin Scott will be giving the tal...
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Work
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IT Systems Manager
Skills
*NIX System Administration, Solutions Architect, Problem Solving
Employment
  • Canstar
    IT Systems Manager, 2015 - present
    IT
  • Canstar
    IT Service Delivery Solutions Architect, 2012 - 2014
  • Suncorp
    Solutions Analyst, 2005 - 2007
  • Dept of Natural Resources and Mines
    SysAdmin/Developer, 2005 - 2005
  • Dept of Employment and Training
    Developer, 2004 - 2005
  • Canstar
    IT Delivery Manager, 2007 - 2012
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Bris-vegas
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Dalby - Mt Isa - Bollon - Rosedale - Wondai - Toowoomba - Brisbane
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Introduction
Server infrastructure, volleyball, photography, squash, music, cricket.  They're all good.
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I did some things, once. But I got better.
Education
  • Bollon State School
    Primary school, 1979 - 1981
  • Rosedale State School
    Primary school, 1981 - 1984
  • Wondai State School
    Year 8, 1985 - 1987
  • Burnside State High
    High school, 1988 - 1991
  • USQ
    Electrical and Electronic Engineering, 1992 - 1993
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Stabba, Paulymac, PMac, PGMac, PG
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Flywheel: Google's Data Compression Proxy for the Mobile Web
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Next week, we'll be presenting our work on the Chrome Data Compression proxy, codenamed Flywheel, at NSDI 2015. Here's a link to the full pa

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Ingress
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